E.C. Barton & Co. Buys 56-store Chain by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 6/7/2006 09:25 am Updated 6 years ago E.C. Barton & Co. of Jonesboro, a building materials, lumber and home improvement retailer, has purchased the 56-store Grossman's outlet chain. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.